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>> facing the victims. the colorado theater shooting suspect makes his first court appearance as prosecutors consider the death penalty. erasing paterno. more than a decade of wins are wiped from the record books as part of the sanctions imposed on penn state's football team. and reaching for the stars. remembering the first woman in space, sally ride. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, july 24th, 2012. good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. during his first court appearance, not a single word from the man accused of opening fire on a colorado movie theater but his demeanor caught everyone's attention. james holmes sat glassy eyed
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looking bewilderebewildered. >> reporter: good morning. suspect james holmes is back in s solitaire confinement this morning. his family is standing by him and they're concerned about the death penalty. investigators for james holmes defense team are scheduled to be inside the century 16 theater today looking for any evidence they can find which could help defend their client. on monday, holmes appeared in court for the first time for a preliminary hearing. his hair was dyed orange red and he had a dazed look as a judge advised him about his rights and his alleged crime. >> you committed the offense of first-degree murder which is a class 1 felony under colorado law. >> reporter: some of the victim's families were inside the room including ian sullivan,
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the father of veronica moser-sullivan. david waited outside of the courtroom. his son was shot in the head and is in critical condition. >> to feel the pain in there makes you more angry about this man that decided to take everybody's life. >> reporter: prosecutors have 60 days to decide whether to seek the death penalty in that time the district attorney says she'll talk with the victims' families to get their advice. >> if the death penalty is sought, that's a very long process that impacts their lives for years. so they will want to have and we will want to get their input before we make any kind of a decision on that. >> reporter: holmes' father was here in colorado to support his son. the family attorney spoke with the media. >> their hearts go out to the victims and their families. yes, they do. he's their son. >> reporter: holmes will be formally charged monday. we're getting a little bit of good news about some of the
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survivors. hospital officials say two more survivors have been released and one is doing better. seven people are still in critical condition. >> good to hear. thank you so much. president obama is warning the syrian government against using its chemical weapons arsenal. syria says it will use chemical weapons if it face as foreign attack but not to put down the rebellion against the assad government. it is believed that syria stockpiled missiles of delivering them. >> we will continue to make it clear to assad and those around him that the world is watching and that they will be held accountable by the international community and the united states should they make the tragic mistake of using those weapons. >> the arab league offered assad safe exit should he step down.
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romney will be in nevada where the economy is the main topic in particular the issue was helping small business, something that romney said was a priority of his. spe speaking in california yesterday. >> if you're employing people and hiring people, i want to see you do better because i want more people having good wages and better benefits. >> romney begins an overseas trip tomorrow with stops in britain, israel and poland. penn state's prestigious program has been sacked. the university agreed to a crushing list of penalties imposed by the ncaa for failing to act in the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. the "sports illustrated" cover sums it up. we were penn state. once a football powerhouse, the school will be crippled on the gridiron for years to come. >> reporter: the late joe paterno is no longer the winningest coach in football history. one day after his campus statue came down, the ncaa took away
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all of his victories from 1998 to 2011. it's part of the sanctions imposed in the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. >> the 1998 date was selected because that's when the first reported incidents of abuse occurred and that's when the failure to respond appropriately began. >> reporter: the ncaa also fined penn state $60 million, banned the football team from postseason play for four years. university officials accepted the penalties saying she will require penn state to move forward. many students believe the ncaa went too far. >> i just don't think its fair that they took away joe pa's record. >> too much. the people who should be punished are sandusky and those that covered it up and not the players and new coaches. >> reporter: ncaa stopped short of imposing the so-called death penalty which would have canceled games for a year or
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more. >> suspension of the football program would bring with it significant unintended harm to many who had nothing to do with >> reporter: joe paterno's family released a statement saying the sanctions defamed the legacy and contributions of a great coach and educator without any input from our family or those who knew him best. a little later on "cbs morning news," ncaa president will discuss the crushing sanctions imposed on penn state and its program. sally ride changed the face of the american space program at a time when the u.s. astronaut core was dominated by military test pilots, she became the first american woman in space. ride died yesterday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. >> reporter: sally ride was a physicist when she answered an ad seeking applicants for the space program. in 1983, she became the first american woman in space. >> the thing i'll remember most
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about that flight is that it was fun and in fact i'm sure it's the most fun i'll ever have in my life. >> let me just remind you that when we had lunch here at the white house before your flight, that somebody said that sometimes the best man for a job was a woman. you were there because you were the best person for the job. >> reporter: she flew again in 1994 and served on a panel investigating the "challenger" disaster and inspired countless young women to pursue careers in science. she developed science themed camps, festivals and classes for children who dreamed about reaching for the stars. >> it's a real experience and the experience of a lifetime to be able to fly in space and fly aboard the space shuttle and i have to admit i'm more excited about that opportunity than i am about being the -- as you say a footnote in history. >> reporter: today president obama called sally ride a national hero and a role model.
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ride was 61 years old. seth doane, cbs news, new york. an expedition hoping to find wreckage of amelia earhart's plane is over today. she disappeared during a flight over the pacific ocean 75 years ago this month. the international group for historic aircraft recovery believes she crashed into a reef off a remote island and survived for some time but their $2.2 million search revealed nothing. more extreme weather. the strongest typhoon in over a decade hammers china. every ar we pi a necity to plore.
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you're sightseeing off a giant glacier. the boat, crew and australian tourists that took this wild video barely escaped interest this iceberg tsunami with their lives. it's unbelievable. a powerful typhoon that battered hong kong overnight is weakening causing widespread flooding as it moves inland in southern china this morning. the storm said be the worst to hit hong kong in more than a dozen years all but shut down the city forcing the airport and stock exchange to close. more than 100 people were injured. what was seen as a promising new drug for treating alzheimer's disease failed its first big test. it was given to late-stage alzheimer's patients but didn't slow the decline in mental or physical functions. researchers will continue to study the drug in a different group of patients. "moneywatch" time on a tuesday. get ready to rest easy on american airlines.
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good morning. >> reporter: good morning. europe's debt woes are piling up once again. spain's borrowing costs increased raising the risk it will require a bailout. moody's downgraded its outlook on credit ratings for germany, netherlands and luxembourg citing instability in europe and possibility those stronger countries may have to fund future bailouts. asian markets fell slightly this morning. both japan's nikkei dropped a faction and hang sang sunk only 1%. today we'll get apple's earnings report after the closing bell. they believe consumers may be waiting for the next version of the iphone to be released. the unease over europe pushed stocks on wall street lower. the dow lost 101 points while the nasdaq was down 35. the nasdaq is raising the amount it will offer brokers that lost money because of technical glitches during facebook's ipo. the exchange will pay out $62 million up from 40 million it
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proposed in june. however, some experts say the trading losses may have added up to more than $200 million. the government is investigating chrysler's two top selling victims. the national highway traffic safety administration is looking into 2009 and 2010 dodge ram pickup trucks. the agency says the rear wheels can lock up and potentially cause crashes. the investigation also includes 2012 jeep grand cherokees. power steering fluid can leak causing engine fires. american airlines is trying to make things more comfortable for passengers flying from coast to coast. the airline will be the first to offer live flat seats on transcontinental flights. several airlines make them available on international flights. american will use the new seats in first and business class on flights between new york and california. i think our trip to l.a. is looking up. >> we'll probably have to pay an arm and a leg for it but we
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don't have to drool on the person's shoulder next to me. >> hopefully it's not me. >> ashley, good to see you. thank you so much. coming up, tuesday morning weather. seattle star no more. ichiro says new york will be his town. try our new lunch-size chicken fajitas, sauteed onions and peppers topped with grilled chicken, served with soup or salad. chili's lunch break combos, starting at 6 bucks. sleep in my contacts. relax... air optix® night & day aqua contact lenses are approved for up to 30 days and nights of continuous wear, so it's okay to sleep in them. visit for a free 1-month trial.
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sunny in dallas. 98 degrees. partly cloudy skies in los angeles. 79. let's check your national forecast. pretty much the same picture. hot and dry in the plains and lower ohio valley. stormy conditions widespread elsewhere. highs in central and southern plains will again top 100. scattered thunderstorms are likely from dakotas to kentucky along the eastern seaboard and gulf coast. and from the southern rockies to montana. and in sports this morning, after 12 seasons with seattle, ichiro is now a new york yankee. hoping to get a shot at the world series. mariners traded him to the yanks on monday. a ten-time all-star and gold glove leader, at age 38 his average has slipped a bit. with the yankees and seattle last night, ichiro switched dugouts, uniforms and numbers from 51 to 31. he bowed to a standing ovation from mariners fans and then delivered a hit up the middle in
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his first at bat. 16th stolen base this season in the eighth inning. a-rod hit a single home run and in the ninth ichiro caught the final out in a 4-1 victory for new york. in st. louis, cardinals up with one. cruz with a three-run homer to left. the ball bounced on top of the left field wall, came back and popped holliday right in the head. seventh inning, mark ellis added to the lead. l.a. won 5-3. and in pittsburgh, cubs left fielder smacked the first of what would be two rbi doubles on the night. struck out five and gave up just one hit in eight innings. cubs win 2-0. only pirates fifth loss in 26 home games. he didn't make warp speed but sir patrick stewart managed
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a brisk trot carrying the olympic torch in london. the 72-year-old stewart said nothing in his life compares with being an olympic torch bearer. speaking of the olympics, some have come up with a competition of their own. when we come back, how they are trying to outsmart the brand police. this is "cbs morning news." throughout the day. a ] e i love fruit. grapefruits, pineapple. i put lemon in my water. these are all highly acidic. the acid can affect the enamel. i think lemons are good for you. [ laughs ] just not for my teeth. my dentist recommended pronamel. he told me that pronamel would help protect the enamel of my teeth from further acid erosion. now that i use pronamel, i feel more confident about having these acidic foods in my diet. i really care about these things, and i want to be doing what's best for my body and for my teeth. can your moisturizer do that?
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here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. in d.c., thunderstorms and 92. thunderstorms in atlanta, 96. partly sunny in denver at 96. seattle, 76 degrees. here we go. the summer olympics begin this
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week and sponsors are paying big money to showcase their products. >> reporter: competition hasn't even started but sponsors are already battling for gold. some are paying as much as $100 million to advertise at this year's olympic games. >> when they put in that amount of money quite rightly, they want something in return. >> reporter: like the right to shut down their competition. only visa cards are accepted at cash machines in the olympic park. craving french fries? mcdonald's has exclusive on both. >> it's a little bit far. this is olympic. this is sport. >> spectators wearing logos of rival brands will be turned away. >> you can't get into the park because you're wearing a nike top is out of order. >> reporter: british lawmakers passed legislation prohibiting businesses from using the olympic rings and avoid words like olympics and 2012.
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the owner of this shop turned the logo changing circles into squares and misspelling london and olympics. >> it's a big thing in the country and not being able to utilize symbols is a great shame. >> if you want to stick five doughnuts in your window and call them the olympic rings, be my guest. >> reporter: the so-called brand police are already taking action crossing out names of companies that haven't paid the sponsor fee. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords is standing tall on top of the french alps. that's her with her husband and their daughter. they rode a cable car on monday and visited peaks in italy and switzerland. it's the first shot outside of the u.s. since being shot in the head in january of last year. coming up after your local news, the latest on aurora
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. good morning. it's 4:25. what are you doing up so early? we're here now, though. welcome to nine fine now. we're glad you're -- 9news now. we're glad you're here. it's tuesday, july 24.
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monika i'm jessica doyle in for andrea roane. monika samtani is here pretty in pink and howard bernstein, good morning. weather wise we are looking fine this morning. as fine as the rest of the folks to my right with generally clear to partly cloudy skies. a calm morning. radar is quiet. a little bit on the muggy side. 75 degrees. we're going to warm into the lower 89s on by noon. a high -- 90s by noon. a high around 95. there's a front coming so we're looking at the threat of a few thunderstorms. that may mean some of those storms could be strong to severe with gusty winds. best chance of that will be south of d.c. this morning we're still watching this flow out of the northwest. had a few showers and storms generally south of town yesterday with the strongest ones. this morning we're not seeing too much upstream yet. it's going to take a while, probably not until mid afternoon until we have to be concerned with stuff. temps mostly in the low to mid- 70s across the board. not seeing any 60s yet but fort
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belvoir is down to 70 degrees. college park at 76. a look at your highs this afternoon from the low 90s in places like lovettsville. low 90s in great falls. mid-90s for bowie at 95. it's 4:26. monika samtani, happy tuesday. lots of construction going on. that's right. lots of construction going o especially in virginia. good morning, everybody. you've got your usual spots in annandale and tysons corner on the beltway. 66 on the westbound side as well. watch out for that construction between nutley street and route 123. that's in the two left lanes till about 5:00 this morning. we'll go over to 395 where on the southbound side on that ramp to route 110, you can see the flashing lights right in the gore area. at one point this entire stretch was blocked off. you could not exit on to route 110. looks like they're in the cleanup phase for the overnight hours. you're just going to find the flashing lights in the gore area. no big deals on the southbound
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side of 395. let's go back over to the maps all the way north. no problems on 9 a between laurel and baltimore -- 95 between laurel and baltimore. we'll take a live look at 270 at falls road. nice and light down to the point where the lanes divide. i'll be back with more traffic at 4:41. >> thank you. two more survivors of friday's mass shooting in colorado have been released from the hospital, but there are still more than a dozen hospitalized, some of them in critical condition. >> the suspect james holmes didn't say a word during his fairs court appearance yesterday. his hair dyed a bright reddish orange and he appeared to be dazed. the prosecutor in the case said she'll talk to the victims' families before she decides whether the death penalty will be pursued in this case. manuel gallegus has more from aurora, colorado. >> reporter: investigators for james holmes' defense team are expected to go inside the 16 theater today. they'll be looking for any evidence to find which could help defend their client.
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on monday holmes appeared in court for the first time for a preliminary hearing. his hair was dyed orange red and he had a dazed look as the judge advised him of his crime. >> you're charged with a class one felony under colorado law. >> reporter: some of the victims' families were in court, including the father of the 6-year-old veronica moser, the youngest to die in the shootings. >> i could feel the pain that was going on in there which really makes you ath more angry about this man that decided to take everybody's lives. >> reporter: prosecutors have 60 days to decide whether to seek the death penalty. in that time the district attorney says she'll talk with the victims' families to get their advice. >> if the death penalty is sought, that's a very long process that impacts their lives for years. so they will want to ve

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